Oslo - Post Report Question and Answers

What kinds of gyms or other sports/workout facilities are available? Are they expensive?

Lots of gyms and fairly-priced. Sports are very popular in Norway. - Dec 2022

Many, as in the US. - May 2021

Expensive, yes, but abundant and generally similar to US standards. - Jan 2020

Expensive. Plentiful outdoor opportunities, though - gotta take up cross-country skiing, and can buy (possibly junky) equipment inexpensively at school rummage sales in the fall ("loppemarked"). - Dec 2015

There are a couple of chains around as well as more specialized locations like Crossfit and yoga studios. All have more limited hours than you'd expect in the U.S. and the costs can be kind of high, but they do seem to have promotions and specials on occasion. - Jun 2015

Sure, lots. Prices about 400-500 NOK/mo. - May 2013

Yes, but they are expensive. - Aug 2011

Yes - expensive. - Jun 2009


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